|Previous College:||Cosumnes River Coll.|
Expected to serve as top utility infielder but also figures in the picture
at third base ... spent Fall practice recovering from off-season right shoulder
surgery ... can play first, second, third and left field ... if healthy, he
could be a significant key to ORU's success ... gives ORU improved depth and a
potent bat off the bench ... gritty player.
2003 Highlights (Junior)
Endured frustrating first season at ORU ... missed several games after
dislocating his right shoulder while diving back into second base at Miami (4/5)
... was just hitting his offensive stride before the injury ... saw time at
second and third as well as DH ... collected a pair of singles in the fifth
inning at Southwest Missouri State (4/30) ... drove in five runs in three games
against Northeastern (3/28-30) ... drove in three runs in series-opener then
came back with two RBI in series finale ... 1-for-3 with an RBI and two walks
against Wichita State (3/25) ... 3-for-4 with a run scored against Kent State
(3/23) ... 2-for-5 with an RBI in season-opener against St. Gregory's (2/17) ...
2-for-4 with a double at McNeese State (3/1) ... 2-for-4 with a triple and two
RBI against Georgia (3/2) ... went 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored versus
St. Mary's (3/8).
At Cosumnes River College
Highly decorated junior college infielder ... named Bay Valley Conference Player
of the Year and 1st-team all-conference ... also named a California Community
College All-American and all-Northern California ... batted .337 with nine home
runs and 46 RBI in 43 games ... also laced 17 doubles and had a .602 slugging
percentage ... played his freshman season at Sacramento City College and
redshirted the next season before transferring to Cosumnes River ... coached by
1999 graduate of C.K. McClatchy High School ... all-city and all-league as well
as an Optimist All-Star ... batted .442 as a senior, setting school record with
nine home runs and 51 RBI ... coached by Brian LaForte.
Full name is Scott Edward Modeste ... son of Ed and Kathy Modeste ... Psychology
major ... chose ORU over San Jose State and UC-Irvine ... born August 14, 1981.